The Washington Child and Family Services Tax, Initiative 102
, was on the November 7, 1989 general election ballot
. Sponsor Jon LeVeque filed 217,143 signatures to qualify it for the ballot as an Initiative to the Legislature
When the legislature did not take action on the proposed legislation, as provided by state constitution the measure was placed on the ballot where it was defeated.
| Initiative 102|
|Yes|| 349,357|| 33.65%|
The language that appeared on the ballot read, "Shall the State support of children and family services and K-12 education programs be increased by $360,000,000 in new taxes?"